“The effort of saying more than two sentences seemed to exhaust him. I was tempted to conclude he was one of those people who don’t have the vocabulary to talk about their emotions, the kind of person who doesn’t know how to express, let alone discuss his feelings with a stranger.”
From an excerpt from Diana Petrova’s novel Synesthesia, entitled “The Computer Programmer”, translated from the Bulgarian by Ekaterina Petrova. It is the writer’s first work published in English.
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